Leeton Greens under 16s want to keep unbeaten season alive in 2017 Group 20 grand final

THE undefeated Leeton Greens under 16s side are gearing up for their huge local derby clash with Yanco-Wamoon. 

The young Greens have been the side to beat for the last two seasons and they show no signs of slowing down. 

“Leeton under 16s have had a fantastic year going through the season undefeated,” coach Paul McGregor said.

“(They) had a very hard game against Yanco two weeks ago to make it through to the grand final.

“It will have to be a team effort on Sunday, but the boys will be looking to the experience of captain Kody Collins and the big men Tim Toia and Shane Nikoro to set the platform to remain undefeated and win the big game.”

Player profiles 

Braxton Wallace: One of the most gifted players. Braxton is talented, yet humble, team player and a born leader. Picked up the under 16s leading point scorer and best and fairest player.

Talalelei Faoa: Continues to improve every game, strong defensively and elusive with ball in hand.

Deegan Whiteman: Has worked incredibly hard all year at training, he is a great team player.

Hayden Mahalm: Made the switch from AFL to league and has not looked out of place at all, great hands under high ball.

Jaykob Williams.

Jaykob Williams.

Kai Schmetzer: Has been a regular on the wing all season, very safe hands.

Jackson Bullivant: a loyal member of the Greenies squad, he has continued to improve this season.

Harry Rudd: Talented halfback who was rewarded with a country jersey this year.

Brandon Catlin: Big and strong backrower. His size and strength makes him a real handful.

Jake McGregor: Crafty hooker. Has good service out of dummy half. returned strong after a broken collar bone.

Dayne Butler: Has shown off his versatility skills this season. One of the fittest in the side. 

Koby Egkington: Solid player, great defensive centre no one gets past him.

Jarrod Watts: A real improver. Big and tough.

Tom Van Buuren: Reads the play well and is a rock in defence.

Cody Lee: Has been hindered by some niggling injuries. Can provide valuable impact when fit.

Josh Thomas: Has a fantastic defensive technique and is safe as a bank at the back.

Fletcher Blackett: Talented, hard hitting backrower that can destroy opposition.

Ryan Newman: Lifts the team when he is on the paddock. Loves his footy.

Kurt Bloomfied: Has the speed to open up defences and get across the try line from anywhere on the park.

Tim Toia: One of the bookends that leaves the defence in his wake with his destroying running style.

Kody Collins: Captain. Leads by example in the many positions he has played this year. Loves it rough and tough.

Jaykob Williams: A real character of the side. Always gives 100 per cent. Wants to score a length of the field try in the grand final.

Shane Nikoro: The other bookend that gets the side going forward with his damaging runs.

Cooper Newman: Big improver who is always keen to play hard each and every time. 

Tye Studholme: Was out most of the season due to a broken wrist but he is another one of the big forwards that always gives his all when he enters the field.


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